November Updates and Reminders

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Thankful and Grateful

In this month of Thanksgiving, ASUA wants to make sure that we express our thankfulness to the families of our students. We are grateful and thankful of the trust you show by allowing us to partner with you on this journey with your child. We wish all ASUA families a wonderful start to the holiday season!
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Calendar Reminders

  • In-Service Day- (No School for students both campuses)- November 5, 2019
  • Weekend Workshop for Parents and Community Members (Meeting at Jenkintown)- November 9, 2019
  • Dine and Donate: Grub Burger in Willow Grove- November 14, 2019
  • Surviving and Thriving Parent Support Group (Meeting at Annex)- November 16, 2019 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Childcare is provided with advanced registration.)
  • Thanksgiving Feast- November 25, 2019 (More information to come.)
  • Thanksgiving Break- (Schools Closed for students and staff both campuses)- November 27, 2019 through November 29, 2019
  • In-Service Day- (No School for students both campuses)- December 6, 2019
  • Holiday Market- Jenkintown Location-3:00pm-8:00pm, December 6, 2019
  • Weekend Workshop for Parents and Community Members (Meeting at Jenkintown)- December 14, 2019
  • Surviving and Thriving Parent Support Group (Meeting at Annex)- December 14, 2019 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Childcare is provided with advanced registration.)
  • Student Half-Day (12:30 student dismissal for both locations)- December 20, 2019
  • Winter Break- (Schools closed for students and staff both campuses)- December 23, 2019 through January 3, 2020
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Weekend Workshop- November 9th- Jenkintown Location

Come join the ASUA Related Services department at our Jenkintown location from 10-11:30 on Saturday, November 9th featuring Behavior Specialists, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapists, Dance and Movement Therapist, and Music Therapist in a session on how to best generalize the skills taught in therapy to the home environment! Please click the link below to access the flyer with more information!
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Fundraising Update

Our next Dine and Donate Night is Thursday, November 14 at Grub Burger in Willow Grove. They will donate 20% of all sales, if you mention A Step Up Academy!


Please join us Friday, December 6 from 3 pm to 8 pm for ASUA’s 1st Annual Holiday Market! The Holiday Market will be your one-stop shop for holiday gifts for your whole family! Free childcare will be available while you shop.


Canned Food Drive - During the month of November, we will be doing a Canned Food Drive. There will be a drop off box at each location. Please bring in non-perishable food items to donate!


Thirty-One is hosting a Fundraiser for ASUA! Please use this link to make a purchase by November 30th. https://www.mythirtyone.com/us/en/11080574?pd=11522908


AmazonSmile – Black Friday is coming! Every time you make a purchase from Amazon.com, the AmazonSmile Foundation will make a donation to ASUA. Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ and select A Step Up Academy to be your charity of choice!


Thank you for all you do and your support! Please contact me at trish@astepupacademy.org, if you have any questions.


Sensory Friendly Holiday Events

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For interested parents, please use the link below to learn more about the Kinney Center's Sensory Santa event!
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Click the link below to learn more about the Sensory Friendly/Relaxed Performance of the Nutcracker by the Princeton Youth Ballet.